August Highlights: 11 Distinctive Events You Should Check Out In Taiwan This August
Wanna plan out an interesting weekend getaway? As your local good friend, I’ve carefully selected 11 super unique events this August that may be hard for you to find out as a foreigner. Savor every option down below, and get ready to color up your August! (Just like what I did when collecting these unbelievable activities)
1. Human Zoo
Aug 5 at 2:30 PM - Aug 6 at 1:30 AMPhoto credit: HUMAN ZOO | Facebook
Official description: “It is an edgy interactive exhibition, which challenges mainstream values. Artists are going to interact with the audience through a variety of art forms, making people experience, push, and let go of every boundary of being a human living in this limiting society. We try to create a surreal environment on the edge of downtown, and welcome everyone to be ready for entering this magic world.”
2. Taiwan Craft Beer Night
Aug 5 Saturday at 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Enjoy Taiwan craft beer with locals and foreigners her! Challenging beer games and international karaoke battles are waiting in the corner of a chilling summer night!
3. Taiwanese Opera Performance
Aug 1 - Aug 10, at 7 PMPhoto credit: Min-Kuan Opera
Seize the chance to experience local Taiwanese Operas for free! Performances are held in the opening area at the south side of Songshan Station from Aug 1 to 4 / at Mengxia Park from Aug 5 - Aug 10.
Info: Taipei City Arts Promotion Office
4. Intl Beer & Music Festival 2017 (hosted by Latin American Food and Music Festival)
Aug 12, Saturday at 11 AM - 6 PMPhoto credit: Intl Beer & Music Festival 2017
Ready to rock your summer with international beers and latin music?
Here you go: Facebook
5. New Wave Music Festival
Aug 12 at 12 PM to Aug 13 at 12 AMPhoto credit: New Wave Music Festival
Dive into a beach party in Miaoli to enjoy food, live music and summer!
6. Free Market & Picnic in Yuanshan Park
Aug 13, Sunday at 3 PM - 5:30 PMPhoto credit: Free Market & Picnic in Yuanshan Park
Time to clean your stuff and mind this summer. Dig out treasure and take what you need from others in the free market for FREE. Also, you can give out those you don’t need anymore by displaying them on a mat — or just go for picnic!
7. French Market Summer Festival 2017
Aug 13, Sunday at 12 PM - 9 PMPhoto credit: French Lifestyle Summer Market 2017
Enjoy french dishes, cakes, bread, ice cream, wine and beer from various restaurants today here. And certainly, music performances are prepared for you as well!
8. Freak’s Market
Aug 19 at 1 AM to Aug 20 at 9 PMPhoto credit: Freak's Market
Sell cool stuff and listen to legit independent bands
9. Dinning Tables at the Seaside - Nan’ao Life Festival
Aug 19, Saturday at 6 PM - 9 PMPhoto credit: Nan’ao Life Festival
Have a barbecue party and live music show along the beautiful coast in Yilan!
10. 2017 Moon Guitar Ballads Festival (moon guitar aka yueqin)
July 29 - Aug 27Photo credit: Taiwan Yueqin
Exhibition of yueqin painting and performances as well on every Sunday from 10:30-11:30 am, 2-3 pm
11. Beach Cleaning Around Taiwan (hosted by TKstory)
Aug 20 - Aug 27Photo credit: TKstory
Follow the path of Taike to clean the beach in Hualien, Pintong, Tainan, Chiayi and Taichung!
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